Tag: murder

Domestic helper on trial for murdering employer was “not medically fit” to give police statement, claims lawyer

Singapore — The defence lawyer of the Indonesian domestic helper accused of murdering her employer argued that the helper was "oppressed" and "not fit" to give a statement when she was initially questioned by the police in 2016. Daryati (27) is on trial for allegedly...

Man who killed his lover at Gardens By the Bay and burned her body convicted in High Court

Singapore—On Thursday, July 18, Leslie Khoo Kwee Hock, age 51, was found guilty of strangling his mistress, Cui Yajie, and then burning her body to hide the evidence. Mr Khoo’s trial started earlier this year. He was convicted in the High Court of strangling Ms Cui,...

Orchard Towers killing: Murder charges withdrawn for 3 out of the 7 accused

Three men involved in the Orchard Towers murder had their charges reduced on Thursday (July 11). Three out of the seven accused were granted a discharge amounting to an acquittal on the charge of murder. Loo Boon Chong, 25, Chan Jia Xing, 26, and Tan Hong...

Orchard Towers murder: Accused brought back to crime scene

A group of people who were allegedly involved in the murder of a 31-year old man at Orchard Towers were brought back to the scene of the crime yesterday (July 9). This comes exactly a week after the alleged murder incident, which took place last...

Female suspect in Orchard Towers murder gets support from online fans

Singapore—Natalie Siow Yu Zhen, one of the suspects charged with the murder of a man at Orchard Towers, has gotten famous and garnered support from some users of the online community. Users on local online forums and groups expressed support and admiration for the 22-year-old...

Horror to find body of 11-year-old girl cut to pieces in Pahang plantation

  IT could’ve been a scene from the ‘X-Files’ or any horror movie. But the unimaginable happened in Kuantan, Pahang when the tied-up, mutilated body of an 11-year-old girl was discovered by villagers in an oil palm plantation. Villagers at Kampung Tanjung Medang Hilir, Pekan, gasped in...

Mother of slain Indonesian woman in Geylang claims she was killed by her Bangladeshi boyfriend who refused to let her go

The remains of 34-year-old Nurhidayati Wartono Surata, a domestic helper from Indonesia, were found at the Golden Dragon Hotel in Geylang on the evening of Sunday, December 30. Her alleged killer, Ahmed Salim, a 30-year-old Bangladeshi man, was arrested the following day. If he is...

Sodomy, the devil and a high-profile murder rocks Coptic world in Egypt

It was high noon drama in a desert land in Egypt where a monk slashed his arms and tried to commit suicide by jumping from the Church. The devil was involved according to a lawyer, while a cover-up of homosexual activities led to the...

Brutal rape and murder of eight year-old girl in India

Following the brutal gang rape and murder of eight year-old girl Asifa Bano, an image has been circulating on Facebook regarding a ‘Section 233’ of the Indian penal code. The image states that a new law has been passed by the Indian government. It reads,...

Facebook video post linked activist murder to Hun Sen

Last week, Cambodia's anti-terrorism police arrested a woman for allegedly linking Cambodia's Prime Minister and his family to the murder of a political analyst Kim Ley. In a live video - now taken down from the woman's Facebook page - Heng Leakhena accused the Prime...